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This is a Viet Cong Cross Bow, with arrows, as brought back by my Uncle, who served with the 87th Combat Engineers in Vietnam. His tour in country was 1967-1968. He is very quiet about his service in general, so did not tell me how he specifically acquired this, and I respect that and him, so did not ask for details. He gave this to me just yesterday, he has three daughters and none of them had any interest in it. (He made the case in which it is displayed)

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M24 Chaffee

That looks outstanding! A very unique family bringback/treasure!

 

 

Frank

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Oh wow thanks for showing us. Were these truly VC or possibly Montagnard used?

Paul

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Great item and display.

In Memoriam:
Lieutenant J.Kostelec 1-3 First Special Service Force MIA/PD 4 March 1944 Italy
I HAVE SEEN THE ENEMY AND IT IS DAYLIGHT
Forget about the tips..We'll get hell to pay (AC/DC)
"If you cant get out and run with the big dogs then sit on the porch and bark at the cars going by.."

Have you Hugged a Clown Today?

You Cant Get A Sun Tan On The Moon..





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Have one similiar and it hasxthe bamboo quiver for the arrows.

 

Have a large bow but the string cord is missing from it.

In Memoriam:
Lieutenant J.Kostelec 1-3 First Special Service Force MIA/PD 4 March 1944 Italy
I HAVE SEEN THE ENEMY AND IT IS DAYLIGHT
Forget about the tips..We'll get hell to pay (AC/DC)
"If you cant get out and run with the big dogs then sit on the porch and bark at the cars going by.."

Have you Hugged a Clown Today?

You Cant Get A Sun Tan On The Moon..





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Really nice item and so nicely displayed. Thank you for honoring your uncle by accepting his gift.

Collector of Vietnam and Korean War Sniper Weapons

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Hey guys thanks for all the great comments. It really is special to me, especially being a family item. BKW, I think you are correct, general consensus is here and on the WMF that this is a Montagnard cross bow. If I can find the right time and moment I'll ask my Uncle to elaborate how he acquired it. But for now I'll respect his wishes to wait for that right time to tell me.

Always looking for 4th Fighter Group and 490th Bomb Group items.

 

 

 

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